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Why does boils happen n the foot?

Why does boils happen n the foot?

A boil can occur: Anywhere there is hair growth. It is a bacterial infection that develops by the hair follicle. In my practice, i tend to see them on a foot from people using public jacuzzi's. Shaving is another way to get a boil. They are usually pretty painful and doctors usually drain them and if the infection is bad you get placed on an antibiotic. ...Read more

Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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What does boil on the sole of your feet means?

Boil?: It is probably not a boil but a large blister. It usually means that you have excess friction in that location. ...Read more

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Athelte feet can u get boils on your foot also what are signs of bad athele feet

Athlete's Feet: Athlete's feet condition is a fungal infection. It typically starts on the bottom of the foot or between toes. It needs moisture like sweating or wet environments to grab hold. It can look like boils, or little pimples, but also scaling skin, redness, and typically itches. It is treated by drying out the environment as best as possible. Some creams with anti fungal can work, but some are too wet. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter has boil lesions at the soles of her feet once the water comes out they dry out and recur again please help?

My 3 year old daughter has boil lesions at the soles of her feet once the water comes out they dry out and recur again please help?

Go to doctor: It's time to take her in to see the doctor. Take photos of the lesions at every stage to show the doctor what is going on and keep a diary/calendar of when the lesions come, change, and/or go. That will help your doctor figure it out. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a boil on the bottom of my foot?

How do I get rid of a boil on the bottom of my foot?

Incise & drain: The definitive treatment for a boil is incision and drainage. Try soaking the foot in hot water to see if it will drain on its own. If not, it will have to be lanced, but don't attempt this yourself - it will hurt too much and you run the risk of making things worse, particularly on the sole of the foot. Let a doctor do it under the proper sterile conditions, with an anesthetic. ...Read more

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I had a boil on foot that busted out blood n it won't stop bleeding what dose that mean?

See a doctor: Without seeing this it is impossible to accurately diagnose. You could either have some clotting disorder promoting bleeding, the "boil" could have eroded into a small underlying vessel, and so on. See a doctor and get this attended to. Best wishes. ...Read more

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So does eating pig feet make my blood pressure rise but I boil them in a little vinegar when I cook them?

So does eating pig feet make my blood pressure rise but I boil them in a little vinegar when I cook them?

See below: It is not likely that eating pig feet will make your blood pressure rise, with or without vinegar. It would be prudent to have your blood pressure checked at your next visit to your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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My ankle is swollen under a boil that i have. Is my entire foot now infected?

My ankle is swollen under a boil that i have. Is my entire foot now infected?

Possibly.: If you have a boil, and the surrounding skin is swollen, you probably need to have it drained, cultured, and treated with an antibiotic. See your doctor asap, because you want to avoid the possibility of permanent damage to your foot or leg. ...Read more

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I get lot of boils around my toes, sole, foot...Whats the reason. Some say I have a lot of heat in my body which is not coming out properly..

I get lot of boils around my toes, sole, foot...Whats the reason. Some say I have a lot of heat in my body which is not coming out properly..

See a podiatrist: Eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, tinea infections, dyshidrosis can demonstrate an appearance consistent with what you described. Have a doctor diagnosis this for you, and work up a treatment plan. Usually this involves prescribed topical medications. ...Read more

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